CMS Reiterates Sprinkler Requirement in S&C Informational Memo

In a letter sent to all State Survey Agency Directors on May 20, 2014, “Final Rule – Promoting Program Efficiency, Transparency, and Burden Reduction, Part II – Informational Only,” CMS provided a recap of key parts of CMS-3267-F. One of these includes the limited circumstances where an extension may be granted for nursing homes that do not yet have fully automatic sprinkler systems in place.

View the letter on the CMS website.

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